California mysteries seasoned with Louisiana Creole mysticism.

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About Myra

From imaginary friends to childhood backyard productions, Myra was the kid with the over active imagination. A generous family supported her adventures and following careers in television and public relations, she decided to use her imagination to create unique mysteries.

About the Series

Myra’s life is as colorful and diverse as the family gumbo recipe. She created the Sarah Doucette Jean-Louis mysteries to tout Bay Area life, share the unique Creole culture and to include many other races and cultures in a mysterious ride.


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Latest Blog Post

Sarah’s Perfect Roux

September 26, 2018

The roux is at the foundation of many Creole and Cajun dishes so it’s great to learn the basics of getting it right. When Sarah makes gumbo, jambalaya or one of her famous etoufees, she makes a roux that’s right for that dish. You will want a darker roux for gumbo, but a lighter one…